Inspections and Permits

Inspection Requirements

All construction or work for which a permit is required shall be inspected by the City Building Inspector. All work should remain accessible and exposed for inspection purposes until approved. 

To schedule an inspection, please contact the Permit Clerk by calling 210-655-0022. Inspection requests require at least one day notice and called in before 4 p.m. When requesting an inspection, you must provide the permit number, job address, type of inspection, contact number and name.

Required Inspections (Based on Type of Work)

Type of ConstructionRequired Inspections
New constructionBuilding final
Flatwork
Frame
Insulation
Pre pour (foundation)
Rough-in electrical
Rough-in mechanical
Rough-in plumbing
Top out
TOPS
MechanicalFinal inspection
Rough-in (if necessary)
PlumbingFinal inspection
Gas test (if necessary)
Rough-in
Sewer
Top out
Tunnel
Tunnel
Water heater
ElectricalRough-in
final
RoofFinal
Accessory Building
final
FoundationFinal engineer's report
IrrigationFinal
FenceFinal
RemodelFinal